Posts published in October, 2010

Friends Recall 7th St. Stabbing Victim

Friends and neighbors of Christopher Jusko, who was fatally stabbed in the East Village this week, recall his life and they prepare for funeral services Saturday.

A Chance To Dance With Witches

A look at the sixth annual Witches Masquerade Ball at The Delancey in the Lower East Side, which will occur on Halloween night.

The Haunted History of the East Village

Phil Schoenberg, a history professor at Queens College by day and a ghost historian by night, offers tours of reportedly haunted locations in the East Village.

For Halloween, Some Upscale Treats

A look at a few East Village shops that offer a selection of pricey Halloween treats that go well beyond penny candy.

On 9th St., The Healing Power of Herbs

A visit to Flower Power, an East Village shop where patrons explore the power of herbalism.

The Day | New Starts, Familiar Rituals

A roundup of blogposts related to the East Village.

A Designer’s Take on East Village Style

An accessories designer attempts to provide a definition for East Village style.

A Day to Honor the Departed

A visit to La Sirena, a Mexican folk arts shop in the East Village, where patrons are preparing for Dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, on Nov. 2.

Interview | Howie Hawkins

The Local East Village interviews Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for governor of New York.

The Day | Looking for Rainbows

A roundup of blogposts related to the East Village.

Height Limits on Buildings Approved

City Council today unanimously approved a measure to place a 120-foot cap on the height of buildings along a stretch of Third and Fourth Avenues in the East Village.

Viewfinder | Strollin’

In this photo essay, Michelle Rick, a contributor to The Local East Village, turns her lens on New Yorkers in motion.

A Gourmet Cabbie’s Local Dining Tour

Layne Mosler, the blogger known as The Taxi Gourmet, take The Local East Village on a tasty tour of the neighborhood.

Cemetery Visit Offers Trip Back in Time

The Local East Village takes tour of the New York Marble Cemetery where earlier this month eight sticks of plastic explosives were found.

Proposal Would Limit Building Heights

City Council is set to vote today – and expected to approve — a measure that will cap building heights in the East Village at 120 feet or roughly 12 stories on the eight blocks between Third and Fourth Avenues and 13th and Ninth Streets.

The Day | Shooting Adds to a Trying Week

A roundup of blogposts related to the East Village.

First Person | A Hangover from CMJ

It’s CMJ. The biggest music festival in New York. And a band came to stay, for more than just a day.

The East Village’s Best Running Trails

Community contributor Al Kavadlo, a personal fitness trainer, points out the best places to run in the East Village.

The Day | More on the East 7th Suspect

A roundup of blogposts related to the East Village.

Suspect Charged in Fatal Stabbing

The authorities have charged a suspect with murder in the stabbing of a 21-year-old in the East Village Monday morning.